HT Steven Riley of Mixed Race Studies
Dr. Yaba Blay is the author of 1ne Drop – Shifting the Lens on Race
In this interview she explains why she prefers the term Black over African-American.
New Blacks (by 2014) are those Blacks in the US who think they are beyond race, the post-racial Blacks. They seem to think racism is either pretty much dead or the fault of Black people. Singer Pha…
In the past, these Americans would have been labeled “quadroons” or “octoroons.” Today their options are so much broader. What can they teach us about race in 2014 and in the future?
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Why this ‘mixed’ girl rejects the ‘mixed-race’ label.
There is nothing like hearing the arguments of members of the multiracial movement and certain ‘mixed-race’ activists to make me want to distance…
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University of Michigan professor Martha S. Jones is biracial, but always saw herself as black, until her students made her rethink her identity.
See on www.cnn.com
What exactly is Blackness?
See on www.nyu.edu
Compelling documentary produced by CNN. If you didn’t catch it on TV, you won’t want to miss this! Enjoy! Your friends at iCelebrateDiversity.com
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Stanford history Professor Allyson Hobbs uncovers stories long kept hidden: those of African Americans who passed as white, from the late 18th century to the present.
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A series of portraits and an accompanying book argue that racial identity is not merely biological or genetic, but also a matter of context and even personal choice.
See on lens.blogs.nytimes.com